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of our military has changed. >> the race is neck and neck in most polls now. the president and mr. romney will now travel to key states trying to drum up support with just days left before the election on november 6th. >>> fox 5 is holding a debate with the three candidates running for the u.s. senate for maryland. it's scheduled for a week from tomorrow on october 31st from 9:00 to 10:00 in the morning. if you have a question you'd like us to ask them send them to senate debate at wttg.com. >>> and just a reminder for you. if you live in the district, early voting is underway. voters can cast their ballots at one judiciary square between 8:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. and each ward will offer early voting starting saturday. early voting will then end on november 3rd. if you can't vote early or on election day you can still apply for an absentee ballot. that deadline is next tuesday. >>> and if you live in maryland you can start voting early on saturday. the voting centers will be open 10:00 to 8:00 each day except sunday. on sunday the hours are noon to 6:00. early voting in maryland runs throu
in blacksburg. >>> in the presidential race, republican mitt romney has only planned two public events ahead of the final debate on monday. remainder of his time will be devoted to getting ready for the debate. northern virginia again returned to the spotlight in the presidential campaign last night fresh off the second presidential debate. republican nominee mitt romney rallied with his supporters in leesburg. tonight, romney speaks at the annual alfred smith memorial foundation dinner. >> and he is not the only one. president obama also addressing that dinner in new york city tonight but first, later today, the president atentdz a campaign rally in manchester, new hampshire. tomorrow, he is back in virginia with an event in fairfax, virginia. -- attends a campaign rally in manchester, nam and a -- new hampshire. >>> a reminder we have a new show debuting as election day approaches. fox 5 news edge you decide 2012 will focus on both local and national candidates and issues during the final two weeks of the campaign. it starts monday at 6:30:00 p.m. right here on fox 5. >>> coming up, rap s
delays if you plan to be near the campus. >>> the president and mitt romney took a day off from campaigning yesterday to attend the annual alfrerd e smith memorial foundation in new york. it is atradition that lets the candidates tell some jokes. >> this is the third time we have met recently. as some of you may have noticed, i had a lot more energy our second debate. i felt really well rested after the nice long nap i had in the first debate. >> as president obama surveys the waldorf banquet room with everyone in white tie and finery, you have to wonder what he is thinking. so the time, so much to redistribute. >> but the laughs didn't last long. president obama and governor romney will go right back at it this monday in their final debate before election day where they will discuss foreign we have a new show debuting as a election day approaches. fox 5 news edge you decide 2012 will focus on local and national candidates and circumstances during the final two weeks of the campaign. it starts monday at 6:30:00 p.m. right here on fox 5. >>> a bombshell report involving the boy s
and mitt romney picked apart the plans and touted their open. >> the polls show most people think that romney won the debate. >> i will not reduce the share paid by high-income individuals. i know that you and your running mate keep saying that and i know it's popular thing to say with a lot of people but it is just not the case. i got five boys. i'm used to people saying something that is not always true but just keep on repeating it and ultimately hoping i will believe t that is not the case. i will not reduce the attacks paidby high-income americans. number three, i will not under any circumstances raise taxes on middle income families. >> four years ago when i stood on this stage, i said that i would cut taxes for middle class families. and that is exactly what i did. we cut taxes for middle class families by about $3600. the rope is because i believe that we do best when the middle class is doing well. and by giving them those tax cuts, they had a little more money in their pocket. so maybe they can buy a new car. they are certainly in a better position to weather the extraor
president obama and governor romney. >> they clashed several times and accused each other of not telling the truth about the other. fox 5's melanie alnwick following the latest now live in the newsroom. >> reporter: good morning. both president obama and governor romney gave supporter exactly what they were look, for an in your face, no holds barred verbal bout. the president much more confrontational than during his last performance. candidates in this looser town style format were able it stand and walk around while answering questions. at times, it and they were circling each other before going in no a verbal attack. both men shared a number ever heated exchanges challenging each other on a number of issues like energy policy, immigration, libya and, of course, the economy and job creation. analysts say president obama showed up reenergized and relentless in criticizing mitt romney and that governor romney gave as good as he got. >> sioux looked at your pension? >> i've got to stay -- >> have you looked at your pension. >> i don't look at my pension. it is not as big as yours. it doe
's chance for president obama to redeem himself and for mitt romney to reinforce his first strong debate. tonight's showdown is being held at hofstra university in long island, new york. this go-round is a town hall format. candidates will field questions from the audience. shawn yancy spoke with alan lichtman about the style of debate could affect their performances. >> barack obama is very much practiced in this kind of debate. he needs a big comeback after his absolute meltdown in the first debate. this is not quite as good a forum for romney. he doesn't seem to have the same degree of likability as obama and the same ability to relate to ordinary people but never underestimate romney. he had 20 debates or so during the republican primaries. >> tonight's debate is one and a half hours. you can see it live here on fox 5 beginning at 9:00. we want to hear from you as the presidential candidates square off. use the hash tax fox 5 d.c. you decide to tweet your thoughts during tonight's debate. we will be using some of your tweets for i new show we are putting on as election day approaches
-old biden needed a spark with republican mitt romney gaining ground following last week's presidential debate. the 42-year-old ryan would not back down. they clashed over foreign and domestic policy. ryan said medicare and social security need to be reformed. he laid out he and romney's plan for the two programs and slammed obamacare while biden attacked the congressman's plan to reform it. >> they want to wipe this all out t also gave more benefits. any senior out there, ask yourself. do you have more benefits today? you do. if you are near the tone out hole, you have $600 more to help your prescription drug costs. you get wellness visits without copays. they wipe all of this out and medicare becomes insolvent in 2016. >> give young are people when they become medicare eligible guaranteed coverage options that you can't be denied including traditional medicare. choose your plan and medicare subsidizes your premiums, not as much for the wealthy people, more coverage for middle income people and total out of pocket coverage for the poor and sick. we would rather have 50 million seniors
that leads to an arrest. >>> the first of three presidential debates is tonight where governor romney and president obama will stand on the same stage for the first time in eight years. >> romney said he would consider tax deductions for health care costs. melanie alnwick is live at the white house with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. more than other million people are expected to tune in tonight to watch the verbal sparring. the debate expected to focus heavily on economic issues. governor romney's message will be that the country can't afford four more years of the obama administration and president obama's message will be that the country is far better off with his policies than it would have otherwise been and he needs four more years to finish the job. ish th final prep rigs are under way in denver for the first presidential debate. the showdown between president obama and governor mitt romney will take place at the university of denver. now, unlike debates in the past, this one will be a little different. the 90 minute format will be divided into six 15-minute discussions
obama and governor mitt romney. tonight's debate is all about foreign policy. the candidates will face off over questions about iran, libya and china among others. prep rigs have been under way at lynn university in boca raton, florida. the school has spent $5 million preparing for tonight's debate. >>> our new show starts tonight. fox 5 news edge you decide 2012. we'll have certainly coverage of both local and national races. it begins at 6:30 and runs for two weeks until election day. e >>> making headlines this morning, wisconsin police say the shooting at a spa is related to a domestic dispute between the gunman and his estranged wife who worked there. 45-year-old radcliffe hotten shot seven people inside the spa killing three including himself. >> we were expecting an armed encounter if we did come across him. when we did eventually get into that locked area, we did determine that he, in fact, was dead. >> his wife was granted a restraining order against him just two weeks ago after he slashed her car tires. this is the second mass shooting in wisconsin this year. back in august,
time to criticize his republican opponent, mitt romney, going after what he claims is romney's plan for $5 trillion in tax cuts and cuts to funding for pbs to help close the deficit. >> so for all you moms and kids, don't worry. somebody is finally cracking down on big bird. cracking down on him. elmo has made a run for the border. border. governor romney plans to let wall street run wild again but he is bringing the hammer down on sesame street. >> president obama will continue campaigning in california today with a star- studded event in san francisco t includes john legend and will i am. >>> one of the staffers at in florida decided to weekend romney's face with a napkin. he laughed it off but and to look uncomfortable. >>> we'll tell you who came out on top in the election with hugo chavez. >> and more cases of fungal meningitis as the outbreak spreads to more states. we'll have an update on that and new information about the pharmacy that distributed the product. [ male announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent, non-partisan study,
for either president obama or mitt romney as they get ready for tomorrow night's big debate. the president took time off to visit a local campaign office. mitt romney went to church and has a couple of campaign events today. he is attending rallies in wisconsin and in ohio. >>> the pretrial hearings for the five men charged with planning or assisting the 9-11 attacks begins today in guantanamo bay, cuba. relatives the victims who registered in advance can actually watch on closed circuit television at military forties in new jersey, massachusetts, maryland and new york city. the sites for the hearing are closed to the public. o the pub >>> the search continues for two men from our area missing at a national park in montana. rescues are searching for 32- year-old neil peckins of virginia and jason heiser of maryland in glacier national park. no one knows how well prepared they were for the weather or the terrain. >>> firefighters battled a fire overnight that destroyed several units of a self-storage facility. this happened at the store-all in the 7900 block of sudley road. it is believed m
. president obama will be in no hess than four states today. his republican rival, governor romney, vies vies its two states in the mad dash for battleground states. on the campaign trail, president obama returned to ohio to tout what his campaign calls a blueprint for america's future. it is in response to republican accusations that he that laid out few specifics of his economic plan. mitt romney told a cheering crowd of more than 10,000 near denver last night that the president's promise of more of the se is why his campaign is gaining. >>> don't forget about our new show on the elections that is happening right now. fox 5 news edge you decide 2012 is special coverage of both local and national races. it starts every weekday at 6:30:00 p.m. right after the 6:00 news and runs for the next couple of weeks until election day. >>> we are also focusing on the maryland senate race. next ek, the candidates will debate live on fox 5 morning news. that is next wednesday, october 31st, starting at 9:00 a.m. if have you a question for one of the candidates, you can send it to senate debate at wttg.co
romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. [ knocking ] oh, no, i got to go. oh, can you make that to go? these days, nobody has time to get sick. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep throat to sinus infections with no appointment necessary, so you can feel better in no time. you guys want to go to the park? yeah! yeah! minuteclinic, the medical clinic in cvs/pharmacy. accepts united healthcare benefit plans. find a clinic near you at minutlinic.com. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing a reason...to look twice. introducing a stunning work of technology -- the entirely new lexus es. and the first-ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. >>> the bulls got the upper hand during a bull fighting festival in colombia. dozens of people went into the ring to take tur
mitt romney will also lend spent his whole day in ohio making three stops on a bus tour. >>> the president traveled more than 5,000 miles before his campaign day was done yesterday. one stop in l.a. to be on the tonight show and the president got in a dig at romney when asked whether he favored detroit or san francisco in the world series. mr.obama said he didn't want detroit to go bankrupt and was partial to the tigers. the president also used the appearance to poke fun at donald trump who yesterday challenged the president to release all of his college and passport records in exchange for trump making a $5 million donation to a charity of the president's choice. >>> just a reminder to tune in for fox 5 news at 6:30 weeknights to get your political fix. fox 5 news end you decide 2012 focused on local and national candidates and issues during the final two week of the campaign. brian bolter, tom fitzgerald and mark plotkin wrap up the big stories every night until the election. >>> new this morning, a trial begins today for the two people accused of giving alcohol to tee
at the national headquarter in the district and taping a few interviews, one for mtv. mitt romney is in iowa today for what his campaign is calling a major speech on the economy this afternoon in ames. >>> the president also made history yesterday. he cast his vote in chicago becoming the first sitting president to do so before election day. after he cast his ballot, he joked that he can't say who he voted for. i think we know that. don't forget about our special election coverage. every night at 6:30, we break down the big issue for us and focus on both local and national races. fox 5 news end you decide 2012 starts after the news edge at 6:00. >>> growing worries about the nationwide mention -- meningitis outbreak including here in our area. [ male announcer ] if barack obama is re-elected, what will the next four years be like? one: the debt will grow from $16 trillion to $20 trillion. two: 20 million americans could lose their employer-based health care. three: taxes on the middle class will go up by $4,000. four: energy prices will continue to go up. and five: $716 billion in medicare cuts t
've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> welcome back to fox 5 morning news. you are taking -- you are looking live right now at the vipir radar. it is a picture of hurricane sandy as it barrels down on the east coast. we've got updates throughout the morning about the impact this will have. as tucker has been saying all morning long, it will get worse throug
just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> welcome back to our coverage of the superstorm sandy. we've been covering ocean city quite a bit. and really the storm packed a powerful punch. >> and continuous rain and high winds causing flooded roads and tree damage. fox 5's lauren demarco is live there now with a look at sandy's impact on that area. good morning to you once again, lauren. >> reporter: good morning. we continue to feel the impact with the heavy weekends and a little bit of sand in my eyes this morning. it feels like the rain has let up. very, very light, barely a drizzle but it is still very windy and cool. the ocean still raging but the waves not anywhere near as high as we saw during the height of the storm yesterday. so that is some good news. nothing coming up to the seawall at
who was killed in the recent consulate attack in lib yays calling on mitt romney to stop talking about her son on the campaign trail. romney says he will respect her wishes and will not tell voters about sharing christmas dinner with him two years ago. >>> a former aide to the mayor of d.c. is sentenced to probation as part of the corruption probe into the mayor's 2010 campaign. a judge gave howard brooks two years of probation for lying to investigators about payments that were made from the gray campaign to another candidate, suleiman brown. of his a minor candidate in the mayoral race two years ago. prosecutors say he was paid to stay in the race. ay in the rac -- he was a minor candidate in the mayoral race two years ago. >>> our nationals have their backs against the wall. cardinals won game three yesterday 8-0. >> the loss hasn't dampened the spirit of the nats fans. melanie alnwick has more on the series and the impact on metro. >> reporter: yesterday's crowd here was 45,017. they say that was 107% full. i'm sure there will be plenty of fans lined up this morning to get one of s
with victories in 21 states and washington, d.c. mitt romney would win 23 states, which would net him 206 electoral votes. to win, the republican presidential nominee would have to win six swing states, which are still up for grabs. he'd also need president obama to lose in ohio or iowa. the ap has him winning both states right now. also right now, president obama is in nevada preparing for wednesday night's first debate. senator john kerry is playing the role of mitt romney in the debate preps. the president many ka pacampaig night in las vegas. he asked supporters at this virginia high school to keep believing in him. the president does not have any events scheduled for today so he can focus on preparing for wednesday night. mitt romney is hoping the debate gives the presidential nominee a much needed boost. a supporter calls wednesday night the restart of this campaign. romney will hold a rally tonight in denver where the debate will take place. >>> nationals get another shot to clinch a division title today. this time they'll be able to do it in front of the d.c. faithful. the nats co
us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> a massive fire at a commercial building in california. about 150 firefighters responded to this fire. five were treated for minor injuries. the building is a total loss. no word on what time of busiding housed. >>> the state department is expected to present its findings to congress in the investigation of last month's attacks on the u.s. consulate which kid u.s. ambassador chris steve an and three other americans. yesterday, department said it did not believe the attacks were linked to protests over an anti-is a is lambic film made in the u.s. new documents suggest there was an internal disagreement about the amount of security needed at the consulate. >>> the taliban is claiming responsibility for the shooting of a 14-year-old girl in pakistan. the teen activist was shot twice while riding on a bus that was taking children home from school. the unknown gunman asked for her by name and then shot her in the head and neck. she is still alive but doctors say the next few days are critical. she is know
. >>> with less than a week until election day, governor mitt romney returns to the campaign trail with stops in florida today. >> yesterday, he campaigned in ohio and collected relief supplies no hurricane victims. he picked up the endorsement of former chrysler ceo lee iaccoca. >>> president obama said the storm is not over as he toured the northwest yesterday. he is going to get a look at the damage with nog governor chris christie. >>> our maryland senate debate that was originally scheduled for 9:00 this morning has been canceled. >>> -- with new jersey governor chris christie. >>> letitia baldridge died. she was the first female executive at tiffany's and worked at embassies in roman paris. she later made her mark as annette cet expert and served as an advisor five other first ladies. -- and etiquette expert and served as an advisor to five other first ladies. >> we are checking weather and traffic. we'll be back. >>> a group of kayakers took full advantage of the extreme high tide in maryland. our sky fox helicopter spotted them on accept canada creek near darnestown. the creek is usu
two fundamentally different visions of how to grow the economy. mitt romney is back in the commonwealth this morning. he and his running mate paul ryan were at an event in the shenandoah valley. he is looking to build momentum after the debate. >>> a health alert now about a rare form of meningitis. officials say it has now spread to six states killing five people including one each in maryland and virginia. 35 cases have been reported across the country of fungal meningitis. doctors say it taxed the lining of the brain and the spinal cord. all of the infected patients received steroid injections to treat back pain. doctors suggest the steroid was likely contaminated and say it is not contagious. >> you are going to see a spike perhaps in more cases in the next few more days but ultimately, it will subside. >> it is very important for your listening audience to know that this meningitis is not transmissible person to person. >> symptoms include nausea, dizziness, fever and severe headaches. >>> other local headlines right now. in northwest d.c., four people including
our country forward, work hard, raise families, and keep america strong. but mitt romney's budget plan will hurt the middle class, raising taxes on the average family by up to $2,000, while giving a tax break of $250,000 to multimillionaires. doesn't mitt romney understand we can't rebuild america by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> in hong kong, more than 30 people are dead and dozens more injured following a boating accident. a boat carrying 121 utility workers to celebrate china's national day collided with a ferry last night. officials say the boat sank shortly after. the rescuers are still working to recover more bodies this morning. >> north korea is warning that u.s. policy is hostile an is pushing the korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war. the north korean foreign minister blasted the united states in a speech to the u.n. yesterday. he also said his country's nuclear program is a deterrent to all-out war. no comment yet from the white house. >>> police are hoping for new clues today in a decades-
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